Belief in magic, evil-eye, devils, ghouls, ghosts and Jinn-effects, is the hallmark of a society affected by Jahiliyyah. When a meaningful belief in Allah with all His Qualities is absent, the society falls sick, and belief in Devils and his works has to automatically find place.Read more »
Syed Iqbal Zaheer, a mechanical engineer by training and profession, is today a well-known researcher and writer on Islam, its culture and civilization. Quite apart from the Tafsir Ishraq al-Ma’ani, the fourteen-volume commentary on the Qur’an, he is also the author of numerous books and booklets on Islam.
Recently, he headed, in his capacity as the Chief Editor, the ambitious ‘An Educational Encyclopedia of Islam’ project which is a two-volume, 1300 multi- colour page, compendium of knowledge on Islam, its civilization and heritage. The Young Muslim Digest, one of the most authentic periodicals on Islam in English has been edited by him since the last three decades.
If the atheists claim that God does not exist, then they are, in a way, right. He surely does not exist in the ‘realm of existence.’Read more »
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) emphasized different things during different talks. So, to follow him correctly, we must learn the Qur’an, the Sunnah, and the way of his Companions.Read more »
Those who will not respond to the Messenger’s call, as contained in his Sunan, will remain spiritually dead.Read more »
Our organization often conducts written tests for girls vying to join our educational and training programs. Results show that quite a few do not know when was it that the first Qur’anic revelation came, or, the place where it came. A test showed that they did not know where Prophet Muhammad was born.Read more »
“The Nobel-prize winning Salam-Weinberg model of the electro-weak force expressing the weak and the electro-magnetic forces in a single equation (1967) had also required that the Higgs field exist, and that it manifests itself as a new particle called Higgs boson, whichRead more »
Muslim youth of our times, generally, but of the non-Arab world particularly, seems to be quite in some confusion about itself, Islam andRead more »
When Bertrand Russell, the most avid materialistic philosopher of the last century, visited the United States of America for the first time, he immediately fell in loveRead more »
A hadith says that amanah (honesty, integrity) was sent down first, and then Revelation was sent down. It should be easy to guess why: if a man is not honest, what good Revelation will do to him? Not surprisingly,Read more »
A famous prophetic statement says, “Allah created Adam in His image,” where, according to some scholars, the pronoun “His” refers to Allah. A few others have thought that it means,Read more »
A young man, originating from an Arab country known for its commitment to Islam, and from a family known for its religiousness, fresh in USA as a student, has raised a few questions,Read more »
The coming into power by political Islamists in some of the Arab states (Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and others) has fired the imaginations and brightened the faces of many a Muslim activist all over the place (may their faces remain bright,Read more »
While Napoleon – a warrior (or war-monger, whatever you call him) and a shrewd statesman – said that “History is a set of lies agreed upon,” we have a book before us whose author wrote,Read more »
The year 2011 has not been one that the Americans would love to remember. During the best part of the year Mother Nature wouldn’t smile at them nor allow them a smile. A series of disasters unleashed on them has left many dazed,Read more »